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Tom Kitten 50p: Is It Rare Or Worth Anything?

The Tom Kitten 50p is a fan favourite amongst 50p coin collectors, and for good reason. It’s been out for a good few years now, so how much is the Tom Kitten 50p worth today? According to average sold values on eBay, a Tom Kitten 50p will set you back around £1.30 without postage, according...

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Benjamin Bunny 50p: How Much Is It Worth And Is It Rare?

If you’re into 50p coins, there’s no doubt you will have heard of the Benjamin Bunny 50p. It’s a coin with a great design that is sought after by many people, but how much is it worth? According to the most recent completed listings on eBay in 2022, a Benjamin Bunny 50p is worth £1.16...

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How Much is the 2016 Peter Rabbit 50p Coin Worth?

The 2016 Peter Rabbit 50p was the first 50p to commemorate Peter, with 2 more designs introduced in the following years, but how much is it worth today? According to eBay, the coin is selling for an average of £1.37 not including postage. This includes only circulated versions and takes into account the most recent...

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How Much is the Kew Gardens 50p Coin Worth?

The Kew Gardens 50p is one of the rarest 50p coins out there, but how much is it worth today? According to average selling prices on eBay in 2022, you can expect to pay around £148 for a Kew Gardens 50p. Although this varies greatly with the condition, there’s no denying that the Kew Gardens...

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How much is the Brexit 50p worth?

The Withdrawal from the European Union 50p, better known as the Brexit 50p, has caused quite the commotion – but is it actually worth anything to coin collectors? We’ve taken a look at eBay, and you can typically find the coin in circulated condition selling for an average of £1.67 not including postage and packaging....

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How much are Guinea coins worth?

The Guinea coin was a legal currency in Great Britain that was minted in the Kingdom of England between 1663 to 1813. It remained a legal tender until 1971 and is no longer used today. The coin, however, still has great value for its gold content alongside historic and collectable context. Worth £1-1s – or...

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How much are Angel coins worth?

Historic Value of the Angel Coins When the angel coin was first issued under King Edward the Eight’s reign, it was worth 6 shillings and 8 pence. Then, when Henry the Eighth came to power in 1509, the coin increased in value and was worth seven shillings and sixpence or 90 pence, and it continued...

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A guide to the Decimal Halfpenny

The decimal halfpenny was introduced during the decimalisation of currency in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It followed the pre-decimal halfpenny, which ceased to be legal tender in 1969. The pre-decimal halfpenny had a value of half of a penny or 1/480 of a pound sterling – as before decimalisation, there were 240 pence in...

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Are Stamps Legal Tender in the UK?

At some point, we’ve all had somebody tell us that stamps are classed as legal tender and that if you take them to a store, they’re legally obliged to accept them; but is this the truth, and are stamps legal tender in the UK? To put it quite simply, stamps are not legal tender anywhere...

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What Are UK Coins Made From?

UK coins are fascinating in many ways, from the commemorative designs to error versions, but what are Uk coins made from? The majority of UK coins are produced using cupro-nickel, which is an alloy of copper containing 75% copper and 25% nickel, but this does vary depending on the denomination. For example, 1p and 2p...

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Is There an Abraham Lincoln £2 Coin?

A quick search on eBay and Google would lead anyone to believe that in 2006, the Royal Mint created a £2 coin in honour of the 16th president of the United States – Abraham Lincoln. Trying to find out any information about this coin, however, is relatively impossible and the Royal Mint themselves don’t even...

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Are one penny stamps valuable?

Collectable one penny stamps are icons for stamp collectors because they are scarce nowadays. Gone are the days where stamps were common goods, and now they are collectable items. Moreover, most of the original plates for making the one penny stamps were destroyed. Therefore, the remaining few penny stamps keep on growing in price because...

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